Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The design and construction of aircraft.
  • noun The theory and practice of aircraft navigation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The doctrine, science, or art of floating in the air, or of aërial navigation, as by means of a balloon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The science or art of ascending and sailing in the air, as by means of a balloon; aërial navigation; ballooning.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The design, construction, mathematics and mechanics of aircraft and other flying objects
  • noun The theory and practice of aircraft navigation

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the theory and practice of navigation through air or space

Etymologies

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From French aéronautique.

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